Past events from December

December 1

Homage to Father Marie Benoit, New York, USA The IRWF and the Capuchin Franciscans of the ”St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church are organizing a Mass and Reception to honor Father Marie Benoit, on the 40th anniversary of his recognition as a Righteous Among the Nations. Benoit transformed his Roman monastery into a shelter for Jewish refugees and saved thousands of others by printing false baptismal certificates and gaining asylum documents from embassies. The mass will take place at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church located at 210 West 31st Street, at 5:15 pm.